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Leveraging Consumer Practices in Enterprise Software

How Mark43 applied lessons from consumer tech companies to build better public safety software. Consumer technology companies operate in a cutthroat marketplace where every click is tracked and every pixel optimized (Google infamously tested 41 shades of blue for link colors to see which worked best). Companies are forced to evolve quickly and provide continual value…

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Tackling Inefficiencies in your Evidence Warehouse

During the latest gathering of the California Association of Property and Evidence (CAPE), Mark43 Product Manager, Matthew Grierson provided an overview of common evidence warehouse inefficiencies based on hours of research at evidence warehouses across the country. Property and evidence managers will benefit from learning how their departments can implement more efficient practices in this on-demand webinar.

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Evidence Going Mobile

‘It’s nice to dream.’ That was one of the first comments I ever received after asking a room of evidence staff if a mobile application would solve some of their problems. I had just finished my first day in the life of an evidence staff member, walking around with them and understanding the pain points of…

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Professional Policing and the Data Dilemma

For the last 300 years, policing has continued to evolve. We have come a long way from the volunteer constables of colonial times to the widespread reactive and proactive policing methods known today. The invention of call boxes, two-way radios, the 911-system, license plate readers, and body-worn cameras are examples of some of the technological…

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What’s the Hype Behind NIBRS?

The FBI is mandating a shift to the NIBRS reporting standard, but what does this actually mean for law enforcement agencies? After developing a full range of NIBRS-compliant stat reporting tools, the Mark43 NIBRS team prepared an introductory course on how to approach the upcoming 2021 FBI transition deadline. In a one-hour training webinar, the…

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Operating to the Core

At every police department’s swearing-in ceremony, new officers recite the ‘Oath of Honor’ in front of their family members and new colleagues. The Oath outlines the ethical values and beliefs that guide the officers as they serve their community. As a company that serves our first responders, we felt it was important to adopt our…

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Heading Back West: Mark43 Expands in California

2017 has been a big year for Mark43 on the West Coast. Two months ago, a consortium of departments led by Hawthorne, CA (including Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Gardena, El Camino College, El Segundo, and Culver City) signed a competitively-awarded contract to deploy Mark43’s industry-changing CAD and RMS.  Signaling our commitment to all west coast…

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How we Built a Records Search For All Users

When you build software, you have to ask a lot of questions. When it comes to something as broad and powerful as a search function, the most important question is not “What can you search?” (that comes later) but rather “Who needs to search?” As a Product Manager at Mark43, I spent months shadowing the…

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